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Sunny Side Up, one of the first choirs in East Sussex formed of dementia sufferers, performs at last year's Christmas concert.

Singing away the dementia barriers

Since he set up Dementia Support East Sussex to promote singing as a means of combating the social isolation inflicted by dementia, chair Cliff Slack has been taken aback by the enthusiastic response the initiative has aroused. As the Christmas concert approaches, he brings  Nick Terdre up to speed with the progress made this year.

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On your marks . . get set . . bake!

Park Beck as it is - a "characterful house," according to Chris Lewcock.

Changes to Park Beck application cause concern

Regal Care Homes and its developer, Penson have amended their proposal for an ’extra care home’ at 21 Upper Maze Hill, suggesting that this makes it more acceptable to local residents who objected to the original proposal. However, the planning department does not intend to test this claim by reconsulting. This is one of a number of concerns which have arisen over the handling of the amended proposal. Nick Terdre reports.

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The evil Dr Black has been brutally murdered. With his reputation for going out of his way to upset people, there is no shortage of suspects for this vicious crime. But the field has been narrowed down to six people who had special motives – and the opportunity – to do him in. With six potential locations and six possible murder weapons as well, the detectives have their work cut out. Maybe the public can help find the answer? Steve Brown writes.

Boats by Mark Fisher

Every December HAF holds a wonderfully festive arts and crafts event. This year will be no exception. It’s an opportunity for members to show and sell their handmade arts and crafts, in our elegant and popular venue. Always well attended the event is seen by many as a traditional part of their Christmas shopping experience.

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Drawing aliveness alive

This group show from Lucy Brennan Shiel, Julia Hilton, Stephanie Fawbert and Marie Louise Miller seems very much in the spirit of the current cultural vibe in Hastings. Sarah Lloyd applauds strong work by strong women.

Robin Holtom, artist and author

In conversation with Robin Holtom (2)

Here HOT’s Chandra Masoliver continues her conversation with local artist, writer and art therapist Robin Holtom about different understandings of mental illness, as illustrated in his recently published book, ‘Perceval’s Quest’, plus Robin’s own views on orthodoxy and heresy – and the present-day treatment of people diagnosed as mentally ill.

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Not so much a DFL as an OFF, OFL 

 

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